Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
will hold a welcoming ceremony for john kerry. he has been confirmed as the next secretary of state. the vote was 94-3 and john kerry was there. he could be sworn in as early as friday. no official date has been set. the governor of massachusetts says he will appoint a temporary successor to fill kerry's u.s. senate seat. >>> just about 45 minutes from now the senate will hold its first committee hearing on gun violence since the newtown school shooting. kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom. we are hearing gabrielle giffords will be a witness this morning. >> reporter: giffords is expected to give an opening statement but she won't be taking questions from the senate panel. several gun safety advocates are testifying today including giffords husband mark kelly. in the two years since she was shot in the head, the two have pushed for tighter gun controls and they are getting help from california senator dianne feinstein she just introduced an assault weapons ban last week and expected to have a lot to say to the nra executive director. wayne lapierre is testifying b
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
brothers. we are looking at the two helmets facing off between the lombardi trophy and john and jim will begin a special joint news conference any time now. you can see we are looking in there live. we are waiting for this to happen. and we will bring that to you as soon as the two coaches going to be very fun to see. meantime while we are waiting for that reporter brent is in new orleans. he's been there for a few days. kind of absorbing the whole atmosphere there. good morning, brent. >> reporter: good morning. that harbaugh press conference is up stairs from us. we're in the media mecca of super bowl week. that is radio row right behind us. we're more than 5,000 media are credentialed for super bowl xlvii here in new orleans. as for the fans and buzz around this game as you can expect there are a lot of people here and ready to roll. it wasn't the case on wednesday. kind of a quiet crowd even on bourbon street. it was chilly that night. then yesterday things started to pick up. and as you can see the roman numerals for super bowl xlvii were delivered via mississippi river by a barge.
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
harburger. boulevard burger make these burgers you are looking at made for jim and john harbaugh. it has two beef patties described as all american just like jim. the jim-bo is taller than the baltimore johnny boy. that is named for john harbaugh because jim is taller than john. the johnny boy is a turkey burger. the poultry choice eludes to the ravens. >> very nice. >>> 6:26 is the time. let's check in with sal. you're look agent the south bay. >> that is right pam. northbound 280 we are looking at that major freeway here getting up to highway 17 and the cupertino area. you can see traffic moving along pretty well. this is highway 24 westbound it's not a bad drive as you drive to the tunnel. and this morning if you are on the sunol grade the traffic is moving well. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. that traffic looks good. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. a little system dropping right down out of the north. that will give us a little cooler air mass today. mostly sunny. it's already starting to clear from north to south. temperatures today kind of held down a little bi
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
head coach john harbaugh jokes both men will have nothing to talk about at dinner fearing that they might revelosef vets about their -- reveal secrets about their team. >> i think jim harbaugh's brother looks like mel gibson. let's go to sal. >>> good morning. we are looking at the 280 freeway which is one of the busiest in san jose and getting up into the west valley it looks pretty good. you don't have any worries on 280 or 101. if you are driving on interstate 880 it's a nice looking drive. it is 5:57 let's go back to the dave and pam. >>> new developments in the efforts to solve a decades old mystery of a child that disappeared. why searchers have resumed the search. >>> plus we have the very latest from a very tense police standoff. this is in alabama. a small child taken hostage by a gunman who killed a school bus driver. >>> we are taking a live look outside this morning. in oakland we do have mostly clear skies. temperatures on the cool side. when rain chances could resurface in the extended forecast. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade"
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
for ravens coach john harbaugh. >>> the city is propose $200 million worth of changes in the way you ride bikes. the city wants to build 12 miles of new bike lanes and upgrade 50 miles of the existing pass. the transportation city agency says it's needed since biking has increased by 71% in the past seven years. >>> no matter how you get around this morning, sal knows all about our commute. >> yes, i do. traffic is doing well. the drive times are up. but that will change in a little bit. we're looking at 280 northbound getting up to the highway 17 interchange with 880 here. you can see it is doing very nicely. also for the sunol grade southbound 680 traffic continues to look good heading down past mission boulevard. all the way to the bottom of the hill. we're off to a decent start on this monday morning. let's two to steve. >>> thank you. we do have partly cloudy skies. a little weak system dropping down. not going to do too much expect it will pick up the breeze and drop in a cooler air mass. only 50s today. there are signs of a warmer pattern. i'll have more coming up in ten m
Feb 1, 2013 5:00am PST
john kerry is going to be sworn in as the country's next secretary of state later today before starting his new job he made a farewell tour across massachusetts yesterday. he says he wanted to thank the people he represented in the senate for 29 years. the governor of massachusetts appointed a former aid to replace kerry in the senate before a special election in june. >>> time now 5:17. bay area antiactivists are speaking out against a plan to ship plutonium for testing. the group called communities against radio active environment sponsored a forum in livermore just last night. representatives from the livermore lab say no decisions have been made yet on whether to transport that plutonium. >>> 5:1 is the time right -- 5:17 is the time right now. we want to give you more information about that amber alert. take a look at this license plate. 7n79574. chp looking for one-year-old isaza tolefree. suspect kim tolefree. they are looking for that car involved in an alert. a chevy pickup truck. 1973 chevy pickup truck. i believe it's gray. i'm going to double check. 7n79574. let's c